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>> No. 4464 Anonymous
14th February 2018
Wednesday 6:00 pm
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Do any of you have any experience using turbo trainers?

What are they like?
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>> No. 4465 Anonymous
14th February 2018
Wednesday 6:12 pm
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They're pretty good if you're serious about cycling, though I always think it's better to just get out there on the road. The issue for me was that it was just a bit boring to pedal in front of the telly and that. I'd either rather be at a gym or out in the real world.

Don't get an air resistance one, whatever you do. Fluid or magnetic is what you want. Also keep in mind that you WILL need some sort of fan pointing at you while you're doing it, you'll get incredibly hot very quickly.
>> No. 4466 Anonymous
14th February 2018
Wednesday 6:23 pm
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I used them for years when I was training seriously. They work very well if they're set up properly. They don't feel like real riding, but they're close enough. It's boring as fuck, but it's not too bad if you listen to podcasts or whatever. I made a little desk that clipped onto my handlebars so I could catch up on my reading.

If you use slick tyres, a magnetic or fluid trainer and a concrete floor, they're reasonably quiet. Treaded tyres, a fan-based trainer or a hollow wooden floor will make a right old racket. I preferred the units with continually-variable resistance like the CycleOps Magneto - the ones with a resistance adjustment lever are a bit fiddly for interval training.

You'll probably want to do your turbo sessions in an unheated garage or shed, otherwise you'll boil your arse off. You don't get the cooling effect of the wind on a turbo, so you get hot quickly. You might still want to set up a fan if you tend to run hot. If you sweat heavily you'll want to drape a towel over your frame, otherwise your sweat will rot your paintwork.
>> No. 4467 Anonymous
15th February 2018
Thursday 6:04 pm
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>>4465
Thanks for the tip. It's for when the weather is poo outside.

>>4466
Wow I had no idea the sweat would be such a problem.
>> No. 4468 Anonymous
15th February 2018
Thursday 6:16 pm
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I can recommend using TrainerRoad. You'd either need a power meter or a cadence and speed sensor. TrainerRoad have a decent blog and podcast.
>> No. 4469 Anonymous
15th February 2018
Thursday 6:19 pm
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>>4467

Turbo manufacturers make these thong contraptions to protect your bike, but most people just use an old towel.

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>> No. 2669 Anonymous
26th August 2014
Tuesday 4:27 pm
2669 Voice "tuning"
Is it too late to do something with your voice if you are 22?

It is, well, "inconstant". That is, the speed, the loudness, the pitch tend to vary; sometimes up to the point being slightly uncontrollable (especially loudness; I may pronounce words loudly I intended to pronounce quietly and vice versa). The resulting sound is obviously not very nice, probably rasping and somewhat unclear.

I cannot provide any examples as I have neither the microphone, nor the working jack for it. For better or worse.
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>> No. 3934 Anonymous
20th October 2016
Thursday 7:14 pm
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>>2681
>I found out that I sound somewhat like a pretentious cunt, apart from screeching. Not a pleasant discovery indeed but still better than ignorance.

When I speak quietly, my voice goes really deep. Also when I'm drunk enough, girls have told me it goes sexually deep, Barry White style. When I'm tense, however, or if I become animated, it can go high pitched. I've also realised that I mumble and mutter at least 50% of the time. It really is eye opening recording yourself and listening/watching back, I come across as a total gimp sometimes and then at others as Mega Mr Monty Confidanté the Sexy Baritone Sexagram Man. Your body language, posture, tone, choice of words, delivery, timing, and yes, pitch - all these things combine to create an emphasis and provide emotion (or lack of) to your topic or point, or offer an allusion to what else you've got going on behind the eyes. It might sound shallow, but I've noticed the different ways people react to me based on my uncontrollable shifts in all of those qualities I just listed.
>> No. 3984 Anonymous
28th October 2016
Friday 4:40 pm
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Margaret Thatcher famously subjected herself to speech training when she was running for Prime Minister the first time, and by that time, she was well into middle age. If you see early footage of her, her voice had a quite unpleasant, annoyingly shrieky tone and pitch to it. Like an endlessly lamenting housewife or a stern Victorian headmistress. But she was able to smooth all that out... and even if you hated her and her way of politics, you had to admit that her voice was not unpleasant to listen to.
>> No. 3985 Anonymous
28th October 2016
Friday 5:26 pm
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>>3920
That first video is incredible.
>> No. 3986 Anonymous
28th October 2016
Friday 6:40 pm
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>>3985

Huun Huur Tu. They're Tuva's second best export (after high-quality cobalt ore). Their song "Orphan's Lament" is one of the most moving things I've ever heard.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbdkJ6cL4Aw
>> No. 4463 Anonymous
25th January 2018
Thursday 9:20 pm
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>>3920
I'll look this up, thank you.
>>3934
Can affirm about speaking quietly, to an extent. Should I raise it to normal levels, things go not so smoothly.

I still wonder why at times I mumble and mutter - just like you - and at times sound almost decent. I lost the access to the recordings db recently so no free listening.

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>> No. 4461 Anonymous
20th January 2018
Saturday 2:49 am
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Hello. I've made my own fitness arms buildening regime. Thing.

Everynight I do:

40 x dumbbells curls,
40 x hammer lifts with dumbbells,
40 x dumbbell shoulder press,

I then do 30 of the above, the 20 then 10.

How is this regime? I've noticed my arms and shoulders have got a lot better. I've been doing 30 of each then descending in 10s for about 2 months now and I've just knocked it up to 40 then descending in 10s. I do a lot of cardio, running pretty much every free night.
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>> No. 4462 Anonymous
20th January 2018
Saturday 4:26 pm
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do you find it enlarges your clitoris?

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>> No. 4459 Anonymous
9th January 2018
Tuesday 12:10 am
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Anyone know a good uk website to buy dianabol from?
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>> No. 4460 Anonymous
9th January 2018
Tuesday 9:28 am
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It's a controlled substance, so no.

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>> No. 4414 Anonymous
24th December 2017
Sunday 1:50 pm
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I've been doing nowt but moderate weights for the past six months and tried a bit of cardio again today and Jesus Christ lads don't ever stop doing cardio
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>> No. 4454 Anonymous
4th January 2018
Thursday 6:50 pm
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>>4448

Why would running pretty quickly make it cold?
>> No. 4455 Anonymous
4th January 2018
Thursday 6:57 pm
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I had a hat but I turned it into a makeshift balaclava, which I suppose could be a way of getting another hat.
>> No. 4456 Anonymous
5th January 2018
Friday 8:47 pm
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If you come into possession of any money, I highly recommend exchanging it for a couple of Buffs® (or the dirt cheap unbranded ones you can get off Ebay or shops like trespass.)
You can squash them down to nothing in a back pocket, and you've got a hat or scarf whenever you need one.
>> No. 4457 Anonymous
6th January 2018
Saturday 11:56 am
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>>4449
>Would earplugs work do you think?

Not him but I find headphones help so yeah. Earmuffs also work and that is one of the reasons they exist.

What is happening is cold air is getting into your ear canal which is covered with sensitive nerve endings and lacks anything in the way of protection from the cold. Combined this leads to a brain-freeze in the ear.
>> No. 4458 Anonymous
6th January 2018
Saturday 2:14 pm
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My problem with running outside is the first twenty minutes. I can do it on a machine, I can establish a nice rhythm, get over that first wheezing bit, and then I'm good for a long time - outside in the cold, it seems to take a lot longer and there is more chance I would give up early on a run.

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>> No. 4443 Anonymous
3rd January 2018
Wednesday 9:32 pm
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>squat twice a week
>3x20 with 1 min rest between sets
>about 50% 1RM
>massive pump and breathlessness

Will this make my legs grow + get fit?
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>> No. 4444 Anonymous
3rd January 2018
Wednesday 10:13 pm
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>>4443
Why do you want big legs?
>> No. 4445 Anonymous
3rd January 2018
Wednesday 11:37 pm
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I fell for the Starting Strength meme but stopped when I realised my arse was growing at a much faster rate than the rest of my body.

I'm convinced squat-heavy exercise regimens are promoted by bumders who want men to have juicy rear ends.
>> No. 4446 Anonymous
4th January 2018
Thursday 12:26 am
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>>4445
>squat-heavy exercise regimens are promoted by bumders

You can tell by the mirror gazers at your average gym weights section that most of it is taken up by bumders. It is one of their conspiracies to try and make you join I think.

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>> No. 4439 Anonymous
1st January 2018
Monday 10:31 pm
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5 min walking to warm up.

3x20, 1 min rest each: chin up, dip, squat.

3x20 alternating sides each: curl, press, calf raise.

Mon, wed, fri.

R8.
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>> No. 4440 Anonymous
1st January 2018
Monday 10:39 pm
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>>4439

What are your goals?
>> No. 4441 Anonymous
1st January 2018
Monday 10:42 pm
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>>4440

Strip fat and build a bit of muscle. From chubby fat to athletic.

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>> No. 4421 Anonymous
29th December 2017
Friday 11:33 pm
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Is it ok to mix ostarine with cough syrup?

I've got 50ml of 25mg/ml ostarine. I was thinking of mixing it with 200ml of cough syrup and taking 5ml a day to get a 25mg/day dose. Will it store ok?
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>> No. 4425 Anonymous
30th December 2017
Saturday 4:01 am
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>>4421

I hope you're not planning to take Ostarine unless you have a proper PCT planned out.

Given that you don't even specify what fucking active ingredients are in your cough syrup that might possibly interact with Ostarine (highly fucking unlikely in any case) I doubt that you even know what PCT is.

Mods, I know that the britfa is mostly a bunch of near-alcoholic tubby beardy white men with glasses but can we do something about this cunt who can't stop posting utter bullshit in /fat/ ? Or at least filter troll threads with fucking Hitler OP images.

Christ.
>> No. 4426 Anonymous
30th December 2017
Saturday 4:56 am
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>>4425
>a bunch of near-alcoholic tubby beardy white men with glasses
What do you mean "near"?
>> No. 4427 Anonymous
30th December 2017
Saturday 5:16 am
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>>4425
>I hope you're not planning to take Ostarine unless you have a proper PCT planned out.

You don't need PCT with ostarine.

I've changed my mind and I'm going to mix it with orange squash instead.
>> No. 4428 Anonymous
30th December 2017
Saturday 5:18 am
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>>4425

I just made a thread about cardio with a scene of a sweaty man from a well loved film. I take offense that you'd put it in the same league as a threas about exotic cycles with anal_injection_hitler_large.png.

And I'm working on being less tubby, arite?
>> No. 4431 Anonymous
30th December 2017
Saturday 4:52 pm
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>>4427

Changed my mind again. I'm now going with golden syrup.

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>> No. 4409 Anonymous
6th December 2017
Wednesday 3:43 am
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I did squats for 5x20, 1 min with an empty bar yesterday and my bum muscles are stinging.

Will my bum fall off?
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>> No. 4410 Anonymous
6th December 2017
Wednesday 6:19 am
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Yes.
>> No. 4411 Anonymous
6th December 2017
Wednesday 11:50 am
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>>4409

If you laugh then you’ll laugh your arse off.
>> No. 4413 Anonymous
6th December 2017
Wednesday 7:50 pm
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>>4409
Definitely. Sleep facing down for a couple of days.

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>> No. 4406 Anonymous
5th December 2017
Tuesday 10:44 pm
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Is £15 a month a good price for gym membership?
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>> No. 4407 Anonymous
5th December 2017
Tuesday 11:00 pm
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Obviously depends on what equipment they have available, but yes 15 quid is a lot cheaper than you'd usually expect to pay
>> No. 4408 Anonymous
5th December 2017
Tuesday 11:47 pm
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That's pretty decent, assuming it's a rolling monthly membership, and not a one where you're tied in to a whole year.

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>> No. 4394 Anonymous
29th November 2017
Wednesday 3:00 am
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I want to try some 10 sets of 10 German volume training.

I'm 36 years old and a bit overweight. Will I die?
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>> No. 4401 Anonymous
29th November 2017
Wednesday 10:57 pm
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Thanks to this thread, I tried to do a push up. I couldn't do a push up, nor a pull up, not even a dip. I guess I have the upper body of a 5 year old. Maybe I should just take steroids and be done with it.
>> No. 4402 Anonymous
30th November 2017
Thursday 12:44 am
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>>4401

Unless you're a proper chubby fucker then you, unlike 90% of people it gets pushed on, are actually a perfect candidate for "do Starting Strength and eat a lot". Not being able to do a single pushup is not healthy even for the most twiglike of people.
>> No. 4403 Anonymous
30th November 2017
Thursday 1:46 am
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>>4402
I am VERY chubby with arms like a baby. Maybe I'd need to be half my weight to do a proper push up. I'm too far gone mate.
>> No. 4404 Anonymous
2nd December 2017
Saturday 10:14 pm
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>>4394
Be careful to stay hydrated, you might want to drink three cups of three afterwards.
>> No. 4405 Anonymous
3rd December 2017
Sunday 10:42 am
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>>4403
Well as a chubby fucker you should lose weight until you get to the point that you can do a push-up. I assume you're at least able to run, right? Even if not very far? Start doing that every day. It'll do wonders for your heart and lungs. And more importantly combine that with watching what you eat. Cut out any easy sources of sugar like soft drinks and alcohol and sweets and excessive amounts of bread. Standard stuff ladm8.

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>> No. 4378 Anonymous
21st November 2017
Tuesday 9:25 pm
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R8 my rep scheme.

5, 10, 15, 20, 1 min rest between sets.

Same weight for all sets. The first 3 sets serve as a pre-exhaustion for the final set.

You can create other schemes with a different base number. E.g. 3, 6, 9, 12 or 2, 4, 6, 8.
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>> No. 4389 Anonymous
22nd November 2017
Wednesday 12:52 pm
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>>4379

It's a type of cumulative fatigue training.
>> No. 4390 Anonymous
22nd November 2017
Wednesday 2:26 pm
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>>4389

That is just a series of unrelated words with no real meaning. All fatigue is cumulative. In any case, why would you possibly think that inducing fatigue , per se, is particularly beneficial during any exercise other than cardio/calisthenics?
>> No. 4391 Anonymous
22nd November 2017
Wednesday 4:12 pm
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>>4390

Mong.
>> No. 4392 Anonymous
22nd November 2017
Wednesday 4:33 pm
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>>4391

n1 m8 dunno wot 'it me
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22nd November 2017
Wednesday 4:45 pm
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http://lmgtfy.com/?q=cumulative+fatigue+training

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>> No. 4365 Anonymous
13th October 2017
Friday 5:48 pm
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What does gs think of Yoga?

Thinking of taking it up but I don't know of the health benefits.
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>> No. 4373 Anonymous
14th October 2017
Saturday 1:17 pm
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Strongly recommend it OP, seriously helped my back issues, plus it's great for flexibility and balance so I'm hoping that'll save me in old age.

>>4372
I've done it at several places in a couple different countries and I've never encountered anyone saying things like 'drawing positive energy in and expelling the negative'. Maybe try elsewhere or do it at home? That seems like a very small thing to stop you from doing it though.
>> No. 4374 Anonymous
14th October 2017
Saturday 2:23 pm
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>>4373
You don't do it at posh places >>4372 does it at.
>> No. 4375 Anonymous
14th October 2017
Saturday 2:34 pm
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>>4373 Lad, back issues? like falling off a ladder? I did a year ago, it was only 4ft. and Christ, I'm glad the site had a hardhat enforcement policy otherwise it would have been a lot worse, but I landed on the ladder and royally fucked it. If it really worked ill probably give it a shot.
>> No. 4376 Anonymous
14th October 2017
Saturday 5:40 pm
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Here's a really good starter for anyone interested:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAmc9SNciTg
>> No. 4377 Anonymous
14th October 2017
Saturday 5:49 pm
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I used to do weights as part of the man thing and became a tank, as I've got older I find yoga and calisthenics far superior to the crossfit shit. Lifting tears muscles and is bad for the joints, yoga is much better. I'm just as strong but half the size I was doing weights and feel much better.

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>> No. 3936 Anonymous
27th October 2016
Thursday 1:45 pm
3936 Fat bastard weight loss thread
Get in here fatlads.

I've made an effort to properly lose weight but have stalled in the last 2 months - and it's starting to creep up. I used to lift weights 3x/week and control the diet, but I can't lift for a while until some medical stuff gets sorted. This has taken a bit of a hit on my progress - or more likely,ive used it an excuse to slack.

What's your story?

P.s. I track calories and weight using my fitness pal.
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>> No. 4360 Anonymous
9th October 2017
Monday 4:09 pm
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Why do my legs hurt the day after running? Is it that I didn't warm up properly? Or didn't stretch afterwards?
>> No. 4361 Anonymous
9th October 2017
Monday 4:12 pm
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>>4360
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delayed_onset_muscle_soreness
>> No. 4362 Anonymous
11th October 2017
Wednesday 9:53 am
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>>4361
So it seems I can reduce the DOMs by drinking some powerade afterwards. I'll try that.
>> No. 4363 Anonymous
11th October 2017
Wednesday 2:52 pm
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>>4362
The original recipe of Gatorade is apparently the best stuff ever for recovery, unfortunately Pepsi own the copyright and use the name to produce sugary shit that is less useful but more popular taste with the masses. I don't have a problem with consumer choice, corporations, and copyright/trademark law apart from that they are directly stifling a virtuous product.
>> No. 4364 Anonymous
11th October 2017
Wednesday 4:59 pm
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40kg snatch has been achieved and smashed out the fuckin' park as of this morning so let's fuckin ave ya you caaaaaaants

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